Teams from across Australia will descend upon Benalla this coming weekend for Benalla Basketball Association’s Junior Basketball Tournament.. Among the 80 teams, from as far as Geelong and Tumut, eight will be from the Benalla Breakers
On February 7 Year 7 students at FCJ Collage departed for the annual Year 7 Orientation Camp, to Camp Howqua.. When we arrived we undertook many exciting activities that made us step outside our comfort zone and enjoy activities we wouldn’t
Positive discussions have taken place regarding the future upgrade of the Benalla Arundel St Ovals precinct.. This project has been talked about in various forms for the past 15 years. It’s time to make it happen.. Currently there are no
The state government is helping Northern Victoria’s kindergartens upgrade their buildings and playgrounds and buy equipment to provide a more inclusive environment for children with disabilities and additional needs.. State Member for Northern
Before I started playing junior footy, I was a quiet, shy kid who didn’t really like people.. I was really big for my age and just loved playing ball sports with my parents.. I went to Auskick once, but was turned away pretty quickly after I
Benalla P-12 College Year 12 students who completed their studies last year will be heading in various directions this year, with many of them being offered places at universities.. Some will be pursuing vocational pathways and others have secured
An independent panel has found that Goulburn-Murray Water is an organisation badly in need of change, and major reform is needed to ensure that it will be sustainable into the future.. The panel’s report, released last week by Victorian Water
First Solar Australia is branching into Victoria for the first time, with a proposed solar farm set for north of Numurkah.. The Moira Solar Farm, as it will be known, will be located at the intersection of Numurkah and Naring Rds and will include
The $170million Finley Solar Farm proposal has been approved by the NSW Government, in what is a first for the state’s Department of Planning in 2018.. The project, which will be located on Canalla Rd adjacent to the Finley substation, will
The changes proposed for G-MW are about being more transparent on costs, implementing efficiencies and making sure the organisation delivers the services the community wants at an affordable price, Federal Water Minister Lisa Neville says.. The
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is under threat after Federal Government changes seeking to distribute water differently were shot down in the Senate.. The Coalition was unable to strike a deal with Labor, which supported a Greens disallowance motion
A Liberal Nationals government would review the charges of Victoria’s rural water authorities to ensure water storage and delivery costs are fair and equitable.. Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan announced the review, which will examine water
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
US evangelist Billy Graham has died at his home in North Carolina at the age of 99, a spokesman says.
Survivors of a Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead have travelled to the state capital to press politicians to take more action on gun control.
A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics say government shelling and air strikes on rebel-held suburbs of Damascus have killed hundreds of people.
Logistics giant WiseTech Global has lifted profit and revenue after a string of acquisitions and organic business growth but shares dipped on Wednesday.
Seven students have been hospitalised and four are in a critical condition after a suspected drug overdose at their Gold Coast high school.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is on his way to meet President Donald Trump at the White House, along with a delegation of state premiers and business leaders.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has called for a rethink of foreign fighter laws in his first major speech since taking on the mega-portfolio.
The International Monetary Fund estimates the Australian economy could expand by a further 1.3 per cent if it undertook broader tax reform.
One of three men sentenced over the brutal torture and murder of Gold Coast man Shaun Barker gloated online he had body parts for sale, a court has heard.
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says students could pledge loyalty to Australia as part of a rejuvenated school civics program.